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Yale trauma training preps Navy corpsmen

Yale trauma training preps Navy corpsmen

In two-day workshops at Yale the Navy’s independent duty corpsmen learn the basics of trauma care.

When the Navy submarine USS San Francisco struck an uncharted, undersea mountain in early January, responsibility for the dozens of injured sailors fell to James H. Akin, the vessel’s medical corpsman. For 22 hours, Akin triaged the wounded—whose injuries ranged from bruises and pulled muscles to a fatal blow to the head—and put sailors and officers to work cleaning and irrigating lacerations until he could suture them.As he stitched up the wounded, Akin’s main concern was machinist’s mate Joseph A. Ashley, who had struck his head during the impact. Akin immobilized Ashley, checked his airway, breathing and circulation, and inserted an IV....

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Drugmaker invests in New Haven facility and joint projects at Yale

Like many enterprises with international reach, Pfizer makes its corporate home in New York. But...

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For stem cell researcher, Connecticut’s initiative offers a new avenue for progress

For stem cell researcher, Connecticut’s initiative offers a new avenue for progress

In her Yale laboratory in 2001, Diane S. Krause, M.D., Ph.D., surprised the scientific community...

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From the operating room to hospitals in need, REMEDY provides surgical supplies

From the operating room to hospitals in need, REMEDY provides surgical supplies

In 1991, after several volunteer missions to Latin America, William H. Rosenblatt, M.D., HS ’90, FW...

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Roundup

CIRA opens office in India

President Richard C. Levin inaugurated a new office for the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on aids (CIRA) in...

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CIS contract renewed

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed a five-year, $5 million contract with the Yale Cancer Center to operate...

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